University of Göttingen

Crop Protection

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Agriculture, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences
English only
Winter semester: 01 Mar/15 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or  equivalent) in agricultural science or a closely related subject.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Access is fundamentally granted to anyone who has not yet completed a course of study at the time of application, but who has acquired at least 150 credits in a relevant bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree. The average grade determined from previous examinations will be taken into account in the procedure for determining the admission requirements.

The prerequisite for the professional relevance of the preliminary study is proof of at least the following achievements:

  1. Achievements in plant sciences amounting to at least 60 credit points, including 24 credit points in plant cultivation, plant breeding or plant nutrition.
  2. Services in phytomedicine (plant protection, phytopathology, agricultural tomology, or herbology) to the extent of at least 18 credit points.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min C1
min 6
min 80
min 550
min III
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
min 215
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of proficiency in English. As a rule, the successful completion of the test must not be more than two years before the application for admission to the master's program was received. Applicants with a study or professional stay of at least two years in an English-speaking country within the last three years before the receipt of the application for admission are exempt from the obligation to prove a test.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The following documents must be enclosed with the application for authorization, which must be signed by hand:

  1. The applicant's diploma in the form of certified copies or certified German or English translations if the originals are not in English or German; if a certificate of completion is not yet available, a certificate of achievement, credits, and average grade must be submitted.
  2. A tabular curriculum vitae in German or English with a meaningful description of the educational path and a photograph.
  3. Proof of sufficient knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).
  4. Evidence of special knowledge (see the course admission regulations for more information regarding this point).
  5. A statement as to whether the applicant has successfully, unsuccessfully, or not yet completed a closely related master's degree.

Applications that are not received in full, in due form or on time are excluded from the further procedure. The submitted documents remain with the university.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website